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Contributed by: Maine State Archives
Date: circa 1856
Media: Carte de visite
Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum
Location: Albion; Washington
Media: Ink on paper
Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.
When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.
From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.
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Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Senator James Doolittle of…
At that time he was the only Republican Senator, State or National, in the United States. On August 7, 1954 the Maine Republican Centennial…
… on their tour of Bangor Daily News, Piscataquis Community Middle School students were very fortunate to meet with Senator Olympia Snowe. X